Federal Reserve Balance Sheet Update: Week Of September 16

Total Federal Reserve balance sheet assets for the week of September 16 of $2,101 billion ($30.7 billion higher compared to the prior week's $2,071 bn), just $73 billion shy of the all time high of $2,174 billion recorded on April 22, consisting of:

  • Securities held outright: $1,533 billion (an increase of $83.9 billion MoM, resulting from $27 billion in new Treasury purchases, $43.7 billion increase in MBS and $13.2 billion in Agency Debt), or $31.3 billion increase sequentially
  • Net borrowings: $320.3 billion: H.3 number had not been updated as of this posting
  • Float, liquidity swaps, Maiden Lane and other assets: $248.3 billion, a $659 million decrease based on a 2.3 billion reduction in CPFF and a $506 million reduction in liquidity swaps.

Foreign holdings increased by $16.7 billion.